3 Ways to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone

Want to know how to transfer everything from Android to iPhone? Here in this article, we have mentioned ways that will help you in moving your content from Android to iPhone hassle-free.

By iMobie | Posted on: Sep. 12, 2018, Last Updated: Sep. 12, 2018
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Switch to an iPhone and want to move files from your old Android phone to the new iPhone? This article introduces 3 ways to transfer everything from Android to iPhone. Keep reading on this post to learn more.

So, you finally made up your mind to switch from Android to iPhone. But you might be thinking how you will be able to transfer everything from your Android phone to iPhone. That’s why we come up with this guide that will help the users to transfer everything from Android to iPhone. No matter what type of data you want to move, solutions that we are going to mention will definitely aid you in moving data between two completely different platforms seamlessly.

As we all know Android and iPhone are different operating system and due to this, transferring data from Android to iPhone is a little bit complex as compared to moving data between the same platforms. Moreover, there is still no way to transfer the entire data from Android to iPhone. But, there are reliable ways that can transfer most of the data that users need to move.

Method 1: Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Move to iOS

Move to iOS is a free Android app which is developed by Apple to make the transfer process from Android to iPhone easy. It is the most common method that users use for moving data from Android to iPhone. However, with Move to iOS, you can transfer limited data which includes messages history, contacts, bookmarks, mail accounts, calendars, and camera photos & videos.

Step 1 First, you need to activate your iPhone and move forward until you reach the “App&Data” screen. Then, choose “Move Data from Android”.

How to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Move to iOS - Step 1

How to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Move to iOS – Step 1

Already activated your iPhone? Then, reactivate it first. Go to “Settings” and then, “General”. After that, go for the “Reset” option and “Erase All Content and Settings. Also, make sure that your iPhone is connected to a Wi-Fi network.

Step 2 Now, visit Google Play Store on your Android phone and download “Move to iOS” app. Then, launch the app and tap on “Continue” to move forward.

Step 3 Thereafter, you need to enter either a 6 or 10 digit code that is displayed on your iPhone. This will connect your Android with iPhone over Wi-Fi network.

How to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Move to iOS - Step 3

How to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Move to iOS – Step 3

Step 4 Finally, select the data on your Android phone that you want to move to iPhone.

Method 2: Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Email Providers

The iPhone supports email providers like Google, Yahoo, Microsoft exchange and many more that you can use to sync contacts, calendars, notes, and email from Android to iPhone. But, you can’t send videos, images and music files through this method. So, whatsoever, here we have mentioned its step-by-step guide to transferring data from Android to iPhone via Gmail provider.

Step 1 Open the “Settings” menu on your Android phone. Then, open “Accounts” option and find your Gmail account. Tap on the data that you want to sync like Calendars.

Step 2 Now, move to “Settings” on iPhone. Tap on Mails, Contacts, Calendars, and Notes or if there is no account, then add Gmail account and enable the syncing of data.

How to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Email Provider – Step 2

How to Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via Email Provider – Step 2

Method 3: Transfer Everything from Android to iPhone via iTunes library

Transferring data from Android to iPhone with iTunes is complicated as it takes a hefty amount of time. But, the data that you cannot transfer with Move to iOS or email providers, you can transfer it with iTunes. The data includes photos, music, videos, and documents.

While transferring data via iTunes, you might lose your all existed content on your iPhone. So, if you are going to take the risk, then follow the below steps.

Step 1 Attach your Android phone to your computer with the help of digital cable and copy images, videos or any media file to a new folder that you want to transfer on your computer. You can download Android File Transfer on Mac to carry out this process.

Step 2 Now, unplug your Android device from computer and attach your iPhone to the computer. Then, download and launch the latest iTunes version on your computer.

Step 3 Here, we are going to take the example of music files. Tap on “File” and then, select the folder where you moved your music files. This will transfer music files to the iTunes library.

Step 4 Then, tap on the device icon and select “Music”. After that, Sync Music and now, you can select an entire library or specific music file. Finally, tap on the “Apply” button.

The Bottom Line

We have compiled a list of solution that can be opted out by the users. So, for the users who don’t know how to transfer everything from Android to iPhone, they will be able to transfer most of their data. We hope that we helped the users to cover the simplest methods which are both efficient and reliable for the transfer between Android and iPhone.

iMobie

Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.